Lodging Assessment: Tor View Shepherd huts, Mendip Hills, Somerset

Expertise rustic, rural attraction at Tor View Shepherd huts within the rolling Mendip Hills. These remoted and bespoke huts provide the proper alternative to disconnect from the each day grind in tranquil Somerset environment.

Tor View consists of two distinctive Shepherds Huts, Ted and Len. Ted is an Off-Grid hut with Hybrid Photo voltaic Energy while Len has mains Electrical and residential comforts. Each include non-public sizzling tubs to soak away your on a regular basis stresses.

Who For?

These luxurious Shepherd huts are finest suited to with an honest price range trying to disconnect in an idyllic countryside setting. You may select between Ted and Led based mostly on how off-grid you need to go for the weekend? These huts are pretty remoted from native pubs and outlets, so be certain to pack the whole lot you want to your keep.


Ted hut

The 2 award-winning handcrafted huts, Ted and Len, sit in an expansive area with dreamy views of Glastonbury Tor within the distance.

Tor View inside

Every hut comes with a well-equipped out of doors space with a effervescent sizzling tub, seating, BBQ, hearth pit and out of doors cooking services. So when the climate is sort, you’ll be able to spend your time exterior, unwinding and de-stressing by soaking within the tub, al fresco eating, or warming your self by the hearth.

Len hut

We stayed in Len, the much less off-grid of the 2 huts with mains energy and Wi-Fi. Len is superbly bespoke and easy, blends fashionable and classic and is charmingly named after the proprietor Phil’s grandfather.

Inside you’ll discover a cosy mattress with Egyptian cotton linen, wood-burning range, mini-fridge, DAB radio, Wi-Fi, fluffy towels and temper lighting. It’s surprisingly effectively outfitted for a compact house and has the whole lot you want for a comfortable keep within the countryside.

It’s particularly peaceable at nightfall when there’s not a soul to be seen, and the sky blazes with hues of gold earlier than fading into the calm of evening.


Given the off-grid nature of the huts, there are not any close by eating services, so that you’ll need to embrace self-catering or eat out in a close-by city or village.

Examine-in to the huts is fuss-free and contactless, as you’ll be able to entry your hut when you’ve acquired your entry code and instructions through electronic mail correspondence.

The hut area is car-free, so that you’ll have to park in entrance of the gate and use the useful barrows to move your baggage to your hut.

Most likely one of the best facet of this staycation is the distinctive metallic sizzling tub exterior. Nothing says ‘I’m holidaying within the UK’ fairly like sitting in a tub in a area while frequently checking a climate app. Fortunately for us, the solar shone all weekend, and we stayed up till the small hours sizzling tubbing and stoking the roaring hearth pit.

How a lot?

Huts sleep two adults and 1 infant. Worth vary – £125 (off-season) – £175 (excessive season) per evening with a minimal keep of 2 -Three Nights

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What’s Close by?

Tor View Shepherds Huts are situated inside driving distance of many Somerset highlights, together with Wells, Glastonbury and Cheddar Gorge. Sadly, there’s no pubs or eating places within the instant neighborhood, so that you’ll have to go to close by cities and villages to find native bars and eating places. Advisable native pubs embrace Mendip Inn, Oakhill Inn and Ploughboy Inn.

Wells, Somerset

In case you are planning on self-catering throughout your keep, choose up a scrumptious number of native produce from Thorner’s Farm Store in Pylle. Right here you’ll discover the whole lot you want to your staycation eating wants. Farm store delights embrace BBQ packs of high-quality West Nation meat, native cheese, unfastened fruit and greens and award-winning pastries.

I extremely suggest a day journey to close by Wells, a quintessentially English metropolis with many historic options, locations to eat and superb gardens.

Wells is, in fact, named after freshwater wells that stand up within the gardens of Bishop’s Palace and has lengthy been a spot of worship and intrigue. There are numerous reminders of town’s ecclesiastical previous across the metropolis, together with the imposing Cathedral, Vicar’s Shut and Bishop’s Palace and Gardens.

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